July 19, 2011

Upcoming Events

CCF History Lecture Series - (free and open to the public)
Wednesday, July 20
7:00 pm
Location - Center of Clayton
'The History of Oak Knoll Park' - Jim Sherby will discuss the early history of the beautifully preserved land, and the Rice and Goldman families who developed the property with two large homes that continue to serve the community as the Clayton Childcare Center and the St. Louis Artists’ Guild. An examination of ghost stories associated with the property will be presented! Jim Sherby is the author of From New Madrid to Claverach, How an Earthquake Spawned a St. Louis Suburb.
Storytime at the Hanley House
Thursdays, July 21, July 28, August 4, August 11
10:00 am
Location - Historic Hanley House
Bring your children to the Historic Hanley House on Thursday mornings for a special story time. An historic interpreter will share stories both new and old. Children will also delight in learning an historic craft and the final story time will feature a special tea party for children.
Sign up for the tour through at the Center of Clayton or by calling 290-8500. Refer to course number 12002.
Resident fee: $10
Non-resident fee: $12
Hanley House Herb Tour
Saturday, July 23
11:00 am
Historic Hanley House
Join us for this special tour of the Historic Hanley House and learn about the importance of herbs and other plant life in the 19th century home. Costumed interpreters will lead this tour. Bring your gardening shears and you will be invited to take clippings from the Hanley House Herb Garden.
Sign up for the tour through at the Center of Clayton or by calling 290-8500. Refer to course number 12001.
Resident fee: $7
Non-resident fee: $10
Hanley House Dig for Boy Scouts
Saturday, July 30
10:00 am to 3:00 pm
Location - Hanley Park
This program is designed to fulfill the requirements for an Archaeology Merit Badge. Scouts will learn the history of the Hanley family using the basic principles of archaeology. All participants should be clothed properly including sturdy tennis shoes/boots, old pants and shirts. Sunscreen and a water bottle are also advised. We will break for lunch in Hanley Park. Scouts should bring a sack lunch. Pre-registration is required. Please call Sarah Umlauf to register: 314-226-9893. Cost is $10 per Scout.
Annual Meeting of the Old Town Clayton Neighborhood Association
Wednesday, September 14
7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Location - St Joseph Church - Parish Hall
Mark your calendar for our annual meeting and learn about what's new in the city of Clayton from the Mayor, Ward 3 Aldermen, City Manager, and Police and Fire Chiefs.